Monthly archive for May2013

Lolo pleased with 12.74 win in Atlanta

Lolo pleased with 12.74 win in Atlanta

Atlanta hosted the best track and field athletes in the world on Friday night at Greater Atlanta Christian School in Norcross with a first class event in the Atlanta Grand Prix. The biggest applause of the night went to hurdler and two-time Olympic finalist Lolo Jones who…

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Olympic moves at school

Olympic moves at school

Gold medalist Ashton Eaton shows off in the classroom Posted on 5/16/2013 1:00:00 PM by Mary Jo DiLonardo Olympic gold medalist Ashton Eaton, who holds the world record in the decathlon and heptathlon, is in Atlanta this week to compete in a track and field event and to…

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Barshim soars to meet record in Shanghai

Barshim soars to meet record in Shanghai

Barshim soars high in Shanghai APSHANGHAI MUTAZ ESSA BARSHIM defeated Bohdan Bondarenko on countback to win the high jump at the second Diamond League on Saturday. The Qatari ace was beaten by the Ukrainian in Doha last week but with his best outdoor jump of…

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Brianne Theisen wins heptathlon in Gotzis

Brianne Theisen wins heptathlon in Gotzis

By Curtis Anderson The Register-Guard PUBLISHED: 11:39 A.M., MAY 26 Brianne Theisen is no longer a small fish in a big pond. The Canadian Olympian and former University of Oregon star proved she belonged with the world’s best multi-event competitors by winning the heptathlon at the Hypo…

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Professional Track & Field Comes Back to Atlanta

Professional Track & Field Comes Back to Atlanta

Atlanta Grand Prix to provide opportunity for fans to meet Olympic athletes                         ATLANTA, GA – Olympic athletes and medalists such as Ashton Eaton, Lolo Jones, Reese Hoffa, and Queen Harrison will compete in the only Track and Field event of its kind in Atlanta on May 17, 2013…

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Taylor using Doha DL as World Champs launchpad

Taylor using Doha DL as World Champs launchpad

ONE FOR THE ALBUM: Doha Diamond League athletes (from left) Amantle Montsho of Botswana, Allyson Felix and Christian Taylor of US, and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica strike a pose during a visit to the Olympic exhibition, being held in the precincts of the Museum of…

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Eilidh Child seeks Moscow final

Eilidh Child seeks Moscow final

Commonwealth Games poster girl Eilidh Child seeks Moscow final by SPIKES Magazine Scottish 400m hurdler Eilidh Child talks to SPIKES about having to raise her game; an excellent indoor season; celeb spotting with Jess Ennis, and making her mark in Moscow.   “Bloody awful” and “too timid”…

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Christian Taylor ‘mentally stronger’ for UK move

Christian Taylor ‘mentally stronger’ for UK move

Olympic and world triple jump champion’s sights are set on the world record Posted on May 1, 2013 by Athletics Weekly Tagged with Charlie Gibson + Christian Taylor + London 2012 + triple jump Olympic and world triple jump champion Christian Taylor has made no secret of the fact that his sights are…

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